Maritime Safety

June 11, 2018 - 05:43:49 am

In 2019 the new mandatory requirements on Electronic Data Interchange require public authorities to establish systems for the...

 The 12 suspects that were paraded by the Nigerian Navy for alleged theft of diesel last week

June 04, 2018 - 05:21:14 am

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA); Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the...

June 04, 2018 - 05:18:53 am

The Nigerian Navy has arrested 12 men caught in the act of transshipping 200,000 litres of allegedly stolen diesel, worth N44...

June 04, 2018 - 05:17:35 am

Piracy remains at elevated levels in West African waters, with 97 incidents recorded in 2017, including an increase in successful...

June 04, 2018 - 05:12:52 am

Mental illness is estimated to cost UK businesses £30 billion every year through lost production, recruitment and absence. One in...

The ill-fated Dutch cargo ship from which 11 crew were kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria last month

May 28, 2018 - 06:07:39 am

Nigerian Pirates have released eleven hostages kidnapped from a Dutch cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month.  Their...

May 28, 2018 - 06:04:37 am

About 72 hours after the Federal Government declared the services of private armed guards on board merchant vessels in Nigerian...

May 28, 2018 - 06:02:49 am

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside has stated...

May 28, 2018 - 06:01:21 am

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the annual State of...

May 28, 2018 - 05:59:15 am

Cyprus has ratified the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (the...

May 21, 2018 - 04:01:43 am

The Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey...

The patrol vehicles donated by the Lagos State Government to the Nigerian Navy to enhance the operational capability of Operation AWATSE 

May 21, 2018 - 03:55:41 am

The Lagos State Government has inaugurated 20 patrol vehicles it donated to Operation AWATSE, a joint military task force against...

May 21, 2018 - 03:53:36 am

A total of fifty-three bulk carriers of over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years, according...

May 21, 2018 - 03:51:56 am

By Mike Salthouse  I watched Captain Phillips again the other night with my 14-year-old daughter. It is a good film combining...

The six suspects arrested by the Navy  when it intercepted a large tug boat and barge carrying  suspected illegally refined petroleum product last week  in Bonny, Rivers state  

May 14, 2018 - 04:45:52 am

The Nigerian Navy has reaffirmed its zero tolerance for criminality around the country’s territorial waters, warning those...

May 14, 2018 - 04:44:07 am

In a bid to ensure safety on the waters, especially during this rainy season, the Ikorodu branch of Association of Tourist...

May 14, 2018 - 04:40:15 am

Germany has handed over maritime security equipment to the Multi-national Maritime Coordination Centre (MMCC) in Accra, Ghana to...

May 14, 2018 - 04:39:06 am

There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships, however, one...

One of the boats that were seized by the Army and handed over to the EFCC last week

May 07, 2018 - 07:34:01 am

The Nigerian Army has handed over a tugboat and a barge, allegedly seized from oil thieves, to the Economic and Financial Crimes...

May 07, 2018 - 07:30:05 am

The Association of Marine Engineers and Surveyors (AMES), says Nigerian fish trawler operators may continue to witness attacks...

May 07, 2018 - 07:27:54 am

The Special Tripartite Committee of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva has agreed that seafarers held captive...

May 07, 2018 - 07:26:16 am

The Nigerian Navy says it has handed over 32 suspects with illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) to the Area Commander,...

May 07, 2018 - 07:19:58 am

M/V “BLUE MOON I” – IMO 7396630 was detained in port of Sitia (Greece) on 22 February 2018. This is the third detention in the...

The hijacked Dutch-flagged ship; FWN Rapide

April 30, 2018 - 03:27:12 am

The eleven crew members that were taken hostage by pirates from FWN Rapide off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on April 21, are alive and...

April 30, 2018 - 03:23:28 am

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has inaugurated Marine Litter Marshals to assist the agency in...

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